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Johor Umno wants grassroots voices to be heard

Monday, 27 July 2015.

KOTA TINGGI: The Johor UMNO wants the voices of the party's grassroots to be heard at all time, especially as the party is now facing great challenges.

PMO: Wait for outcome of 1MDB probe

By AZURA ABAS and HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Monday, 27 July 2015.

PUTRAJAYA:The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) urges everyone including those in the government to refrain from making any statements in regards to 1MDB which can influence the people's perception negatively towards the leaders, government and UMNO.

FGV denies WSJ allegations of human right abuses

Monday, 27 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) has denied Wall Street Journal’s (WSJ) and subsequent media reports quoting WSJ on allegations of human rights abuses on its plantations.

Embassy contacts Indonesian police on kidnapping of Malaysian businessman

Monday, 27 July 2015.

JAKARTA: The Malaysian Embassy in Indonesia has contacted the republic’s authorities to get official information on the kidnapping and blackmailing case of Malaysian businessman Sahlan Bandan and five of his family members here recently.

Education Blueprint: Improvements in English proficiency

By Nuradzimmah Daim and Laili Ismail - Monday, 27 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 10,502 of English teachers had been re-trained under the Programme for English Language Teachers (ProELT).

New bill on child protection expected to be tabled in parliament in October

Monday, 27 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: A new bill on child protection with more comprehensive legal provisions is expected to be tabled in the Dewan Rakyat this October.

Road Safety Department to review material used for road divider

By TEOH PEI YING - Monday, 27 July 2015.

SEREMBAN: Road Safety Department will review the material used for road divider to reduce impact of road accidents.

Wangsa Walk brawl: Three men jailed and fined

By HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, 27 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Three men were jailed one month and fined RM1,000 each over a brawl between two youth groups at Wangsa Walk Mall in Wangsa Maju last week.

Car damaged after storms topple billboard in Semenyih

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Monday, 27 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Two men escaped unscathed when heavy storms toppled a billboard and crushed their vehicle at Jalan Pasar Baru 2, Semenyih today.

Company executive fined RM10k for making video recording of woman bathing

Monday, 27 July 2015.

PUTRAJAYA: A company executive was fined RM10,000 in default five months’ jail by the Court of Appeal here today for insulting the modesty of a housewife by making a video recording of her bathing two years ago.

13 of 15 Selangor Pas reps still loyal to party: State Commissioner

Monday, 27 July 2015.

SHAH ALAM: Selangor PAS said today 13 of its 15 assemblymen in the state remained loyal to the party and the Pakatan Rakyat state government despite recent talk that three of the representatives had been lured to join the newly established Gerakan Harapan Baru (GHB) or New Hope Movement.

MCMC blocks access to 301 online gambling sites since Jan: Jailani

Monday, 27 July 2015.

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has blocked access to 301 illegal gambling websites over the first six months this year.

Kelantan police cripple syndicate offering datukship

Monday, 27 July 2015.

KOTA BARU: Police have crippled a syndicate that promised Kelantan datukship for a certain fee with the arrest of four individuals, including a woman, yesterday.

Woman loses RM40k after thieves break into telekung stall

By Zarina Abdullah - Monday, 27 July 2015.

KUALA TERENGGANU: A 56-year-old trader lost about RM40,000 when her stall was broken into by thieves who carted away telekung that was for sale and cash on Saturday.

Pining for their loved ones

By C. Premananthini - Monday, 27 July 2015.

SHAH ALAM: MORE than a year has passed, yet the memory of the disappearance of MH370 and the downing of MH17 remains fresh in the minds of the crew’s families.

Syndicate hinders logging probe

By ROSLI ZAKARIA - Monday, 27 July 2015.

KUALA TERENGGANU: AN illegal logging syndicate is having a firm grip on loader operators in Besut and the southern districts of Kelantan, making it difficult for the Forestry Department to present evidence in court.

RM 4b for KL’s five-year development

Monday, 27 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) is allocating RM4 million, to be spent over a five-year period beginning this year, towards making the federal capital a clean and cheerful city.

NRD ordered to issue Sosilawati's death cert

By HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, 27 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court ordered the National Registration Department (NRD) to issue a death certificate for murdered cosmetics queen Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya.

15 fishermen detained for flouting license

By Halim Said - Monday, 27 July 2015.

PONTIAN: Three local fishing boats were detained by the marine police here for flouting their license by illegally using trawlers outside the permitted fishing zones.

Company director charged with 17 counts of CBT for not remitting MTD of staff to IRB

Monday, 27 July 2015.

KEMAMAN: A director of Perwaja Steel Sdn Bhd was charged in the Magistrate’s Court here today with 17 counts of criminal breach of trust (CBT) for not remitting the monthly tax deduction (MTD) of the company staff, involving more than RM3.6 million, to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB).

3D-Printed facial implant an alternative for accident victims

Monday, 27 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Accident victims who suffered serious facial injuries now have a new alternative method to correct facial positioning to its original through a 3D-printed facial implant.

High Court sets Sept 28 for bid to strike out Hudud suit

By HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, 27 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court sets Sept 28 to hear Pas president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang's bid to strike out a legal bid to prevent the tabling of a Private Member's Bill on Hudud in Parliament.

Police set up taskforce to investigate cannabis in e-cigarette claims

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Monday, 27 July 2015.

3 fishermen adrift at sea for two days rescued: MMEA

Monday, 27 July 2015.

ALOR SETAR: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency in Kuala Kedah has rescued three fishermen adrift at sea off Kuala Jerlun for two days in bad weather.

RM168m worth of drugs seized between Jan and July 23: Police

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Monday, 27 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The police Narcotics Department seized a total of RM168 million worth of drugs between Jan and July 23 this year.

Op Selamat: 572 cases recorded in Terengganu

By ADRIAN DAVID - Monday, 27 July 2015.

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu recorded a total of 572 accidents, including four fatalities, during the Ops Selamat in conjunction with the Hari Raya Puasa season this year.

Sweet success for Terengganu’s honey farmer

By ADRIAN DAVID - Monday, 27 July 2015.

KUALA TERENGGANU: No honey, no money. This adage holds well for Toh Seng Joe, one of Terengganu’s budding bee farm operators at the Merchang forest reserve, near the Marang jail.

2 nabbed for robbery probe in Desa Melawati

Monday, 27 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Police arrested two men to facilitate investigations into two burglaries at Saville condominium in Desa Melawati on July 6 and today.

Magnitude 4.4 quake rocks Ranau

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, 27 July 2015.

KOTA KINABALU: A weak earthquake with magnitude of 4.4 occurred at 12.10am.

No objection to making report public, says DPM

Monday, 27 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said yesterday he had no objections to the auditor general’s interim report on alleged financial discrepancies in 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) being made public.